Renewed warning as high dust levels persist

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Renewed warning as high dust levels persist
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The Public Health Services on Wednesday warned vulnerable members of the public to take particular care due to high levels of dust in the atmosphere.

According to an official announcement from the relevant department of the Labour Ministry, at 9am on Wednesday, particles of less than 10 μm (PM10) and so more likely to be inhaled had reached levels of between 53 micrograms (one-millionth of a gram) per cubic meter of air (µg/m3) and 99 μg/m3 indicating that they would within a 24 hour period surpass the 50 μg/m3 safe limit laid out by the law.

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On Tuesday, the levels were between 34 and 56 μg/m3 and on Monday between 20 and 44 μg/m3 depending on the area.

According to an official announcement, those at risk include people with respiratory problems, heart or kidney-related...


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Renewed warning as high dust levels persist


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